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neil/lehrer productions >> brown: in jerusalem and the west bank today, president obama encouraged palestinians and israelis not to give up on peace. good evening, i'm jeffrey brown. >> sreenivasan: and i'm hari sreenivasan. on the "newshour" tonight, rockets fired from gaza into israel today underscore the challenges to peace efforts. margaret warner has the latest from jerusalem. >> brown: then, as the house agrees to a measure to avoid a government shutdown, we update the short- and long-term budget battles. >> sreenivasan: paul solman looks at free trade through the eyes of a classic american brand, getting wet in the global market. >> i know that every surfboard that comes into america comes in duty free. and when i sell a surfboard to australia, japan, europe, its a 20% to 25% duty that they have to pay to get mine. >> brown: we continue our series on how broadband technoly is changing our lives. tonight, a look at chattanooga, tennessee-- home of the nation's fastest internet connections. >> sreenivasan: and, spencer michaels has the story of photo journalists who risked their lives to t
possible. good evening, i'm gwen ifill. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the "newshour" tonight, margaret warner is traveling with the president and briefs us on his first trip to israel as head of state. >> ifill: then, we examine the allegations that chemical weapons have been used in the syrian conflict. >> brown: judy woodruff updates the efforts to pass gun control legislation in congress and around the country. >> ifill: ray suarez talks to an emergency room doctor whose new book recounts his return home to work on the frontlines in inner city newark. >> we have an overflux of patients cong ito the emrgen deptmen andif you're using the ambulance system for a non-emergency issue, you are taking away from that person who's not able to breathe. now imagine that was your grandmother, imagine that was your father. >> brown: and hari sreenivasan begins a series of stories on the impact high-speed broadband is making on our lives. tonight, the changing landscape of the entertainment industry. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshou
: margaret warner, thank you. >> brown: tomorrow, margaret will report on president obama's trip to the west bank and his meeting with president mahmoud abbas of the palestinian authority. still to come on the "newshour" tonight: after our look at the questions surrounding chemical weapons in syria; the state of play on gun control laws; life and death in the emergency room in newark, new jersey and high speed internet changing what we watch and how we watch it. but first, the other news of the day. here's hari sreenivasan. >> sreenivasan: the federal reserve stood by its aggressive plan to stimulate the u.s. economy, keeping short-term interest rates at record lows. and it said there are signs the economy is getting stronger. one of those signs-- unemployment-- fell to a four- year low of 7.7% in february. still, the fed predicted it won't reach 6.5% until 2015. the fed and its chairman, ben bernanke, also had words of caution for congress. >> i do believe that long-term fiscal stability is extremely important and i urge congress and the administration, as i always do when i go to testify,
viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: president obama called on young israelis to see the world through palestinian eyes and challenged israeli and palestinian leaders to abandon formulas and habits that have blocked peace. but even amid his visit, the old threats and realities of violence were present. margaret warner reports from jerusalem. >> warner: the second day of the president's trip to israel and the west bank was met with rocket fire from one place mr. obama won't go: hamas-controlled gaza two landed in sderot, israel in a clear breach of the ceasefire between the islamist hamas faction and israel struck late last year. there were no injuries. a little-known militant group claimed responsibility, saying it wanted to show that israel could not protect its airspace during mr. obama's visit the israeli mayor of sderot said there was another message from militants to president obama: >> the message is "why you go to ramallah? we are the owners of this region. you can arrive to gaza and talk with us. why do you go to talk with abu mazen in ramallah?" >> warner: abu mazen is palesti
theft. >> woodruff: jeffrey brown kicks off a week of stories about the middle east, starting with israel's new governing coalition sworn into office today. >> ifill: paul solman reports on older workers in academic institutions, professors in the classroom long past age 65. >> am i keeping track of jobs? yes. that's okay. as long as i'm a good teacher, that's what's important. >> woodruff: and we examine the republican national committee's call for a new direction for the g.o.p., a road map hoping for a rebound in 2016 and beyond. >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. than
and tomorrow night. jeffrey brown begins with israel's new government. brown: in jerusalem today, workers literally rolled out the red carpet as part of a final preparations ahead of president obama's trip to the region. at the same time, israel's new coalition government was itself installed. led again by prime minister benjamin netanyahu but including new key players. its formation took weeks of negotiations after netanyahu won re-election in january's parliamentary elections. a victory accompanied by the surprisingly strong second-place finish of yair lapid. today netanyahu had to say about his new government stance on relations with the palestinians. >> with a palestinian partner who is willing to conduct negotiations in good faith, israel will be prepared for historic compromise that will end the conflict with the palestinians forever. >> brown: on one important issue, new jewish settlements in the west bank and east jerusalem, the country's new housing minister said yesterday that building would continue in, quote, accordance with what the government's policy has been thus far. pale
. >> right. a new report from brown university says the total cost of the war in iraq has been $2.2 trillion. the cost can double or triple when you take interest payments into account. why is it that your republican colleagues don't ever talk about this when they talk about our debt? they never mention this tremendous part of that debt. >> one thing that was so frustrating to a lot of democrats who consider ourselves to be fiscally responsible is of course, you had the bush tax cuts. then right after, you had the attacks on september 11th and you had the war on afghanistan, which i supported and almost all of the members of congress did, because those were the people that attacked us. but then, you had the war in iraq and both afghanistan and iraq were fought as quote emergencies, which means they weren't included in the annual deficits. so, now, when they're talking about a budget that cuts student loan programs for gi members, people coming back from iraq and afghanistan now they're not getting their student loans. because this was all fought off budget. i think that's political malpracti
't see any more flames inside this home, this brown home you are looking at right here. we've seen flames pop up and shoot up. the fire chief said he thinks there are hidden spots right there. they are keeping an eye on it right now. they've been turning the water on and off. the firefighter came down. that may be a good sign. we have some daylight. you see the blue two-story home in the background and then this brown home in front of, right in between that, there was a single-story home. that's where the fire started. that home doesn't exist anymore. no one was hurt in this, but it was a really tough fire. a huge puddle, this home has flooded by the thousands of gallons of water they have used to fight the fire. you can see the fire trucks that are up there. we just walked up there in the last 15 minutes. we want it show you new video to give you a perspective. this was when the where the was coming down on top of the fire. you can see what they were dealing with in else it of access and what they are -- in terms of access and what they were going through. there are no fire hydrants here
. we don't see any more flames inside this home, this brown home you are looking at right here. we've seen flames pop up and shoot up. the fire chief said he thinks there are hidden spots right there. they are keeping an eye on it right now. they've been turning the water on and off. the firefighter came down. that may be a good sign. we have some daylight. you see the blue two-story home in the background and then this brown home in front of, right in between that, there was a single-story home. that's where the fire started. that home doesn't exist anymore. no one was hurt in this, but it was a really tough fire. a huge puddle, this home has flooded by the thousands of gallons of water they have used to fight the fire. you can see the fire trucks that are up there. we just walked up there in the last 15 minutes. we want it show you new video to give you a perspective. this was when the where the was coming down on top of the fire. you can see what they were dealing with in else it of access and what they are -- in terms of access and what they
-nighter. the droid razr maxx hd by motorola. droid-endurance. droid-powerful. >> a search for a brown university student who went missing more than a week ago is being expanded. the teen was found on brown's campus on saturday morning. we have the latest. >> the fbi has joined the search for sunil, or sonny to his friends, expanding the search area to beston, new york, connecticut and philadelphia, where he is fro. the brown university student has been missing for 8 days, last spotted leaving his apartment in providence, rhode island osaturday, march 16, around 11:00 in the morning. his girlfriend reported him missing 24 hours later. family and friends have canvassed the neighborhood, looking for any clues toze where he could have gone. besides his cell phone, credit scpard i.d. in his room, his mother said, they have no idea where her son might be. >> we really don't know where he is. we have an outpouring of support from the brown community, friends from home, relatives from all over the country. we really miss sunil. we want him back. >> his family, helping with the search as best they can. c
decide to change the messaging on this. we saw paul brown now making some trouble saying that the paul ryan budget isn't conservative enough. he's running for the senate in georgia. if he's going to say that the ryan budget doesn't cut enough and starts pulling people off of even the ryan budget, well, you know, that is going to be some very, very tricky politics for the republican party and something the democrats will use against them in places that are competitive. >> now, tricky politics, republicans no question on the ryan budget and budgeting in general. tricky politics on guns for democrats. now, the assault weapons ban stripped out of the broader senate bill, harry reid has taken some flak for that. joe biden yesterday, the vice president of the united states who has taken a lead role on this, on npr talking about the assault weapons ban and whether or not it is doomed. let's play that and we'll talk about it. >> we are still pushing that it pass. the same thing was told to me when the first assault weapons ban in 'now was attached to the biden crime bill, that it couldn't poss
saturday in his london area home. >>> the search for a missing brown university student has been extended to now boston and philadelphia. 22-year-old sunil tripathi was last seen nine days ago. he was on leave if school, but was still living in the area of providence, rhode island, where brown is. his family has been canvassing neighborhoods with missing person flyers. >> just, like, go to the playgrounds, between sets, he was a musician, into classical music. >>> the boys of nascar at it again. three-time cup winner tony stewart didn't like the win joey logano blocked him when stewart made a move sunday to take the lead. so stewart, as you can see, went after logano. the pit crews quickly separated the drivers, but how angry was stewart? listen to this. >> what do you think i was mad about? some little [ bleep ] down to the infield, he wants to [ bleep ] everybody else and he drives like a little [ bleep ]. i'm going to bust his [ bleep ]. >> thanks, tony. >> thank you. >> joey logano disagrees, of course. he said he was trying to protect his spot in the race. >>> new york's iconic ellis
what it means. literally no one knows what it means. you call people up, back brown checks that makes common sense. they put down their phone and go about their day and do they ever think about it again? maybe, maybe not. do they call their congressman, write a check, show up at a town hall. when we talk about where the public is, you know, it's this incredibly mysterious thing that ends up occupying the center of every conversation we have. >> it doesn't measure depth. >> i totally agree on the gun issue. >> with guns there's a majority in favor of -- >> background checks. >> background checks. but it's whether you can mobilize that majority and actually really gun advocates are far more likely to write a letter, far more likely to lobby and far more militant. one of the differences between this and immigration reform immigration reform as a ready made mobilized community behind it. they are trying to actually create a community around guns. >> i want to read this quote because this is a politico report on a deal the white house made with groups that are advocating gun safety legisl
joins us on the phone from wichita, kansas. your thoughts on this? caller code to me it is light brown 3, bomb in the record, here we go again. three,s like round the bumping up the record, here we go again. what -- where in the world are the parents of these kids? especially this one in georgia with the poor baby who was shot and killed. what is a 13-year-old and 16- year-old kid doing with an unloaded handgun? figure this out. it has to go back to the parents. i would like to see the parents of those kids that killed that us, anyoneur else, i do not care. where were you at when they were shot? with --g has gone down gone horribly wrong with the breakdown of the parental obedience of these kids. these young kids, where do they get these guns? being a gun owner, with children and grandkids, it does not even cross their minds that kids or grandkids would take that gun and do this. host: thank you for the call. brian was basically saying the same thing on facebook. host: another point of view -- registered handguns, from our twitter page. view frompoint of "the daily news," the cover story
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